Festivals and Events

Help count birds at Antelope Island's 'Big Sit'

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — Guided ranch tours and a “Big Sit” will keep visitors to Antelope Island State Park busy on Saturday, March 9.The Big Sit is a counting of birds in a single location — a good chance... more

Early-reading program resumes at library

Sunday, March 3, 2013 WEBER COUNTY — Weber County Library’s Discovery Time, a free program designed to give children a head start on learning to read, resumes Monday, March 4.Children, from infants to age 5, are invited... more

Igloo-building on the agenda in Logan

Thursday, February 28, 2013 LOGAN — The art of building a shelter in the snow is the spotlight of the next Snowshoe Saturday.How to build an igloo or a quinzhee, a hollowed-out pile of settled snow, will be addressed during the... more

Wish Seuss a happy birthday at library celebrations

Thursday, February 28, 2013 The writer who brought us “Fox in Socks” and “The Cat in the Hat” will be celebrated with birthday parties Saturday, March 2, at several branches of the Weber County Library.“Happy Birthday, Dr.... more

Great Salt Lake bird fest registration starts

Thursday, February 28, 2013 FARMINGTON — Registration opens March 1 for Great Salt Lake Bird Festival field trips.The festival, held at the Legacy Event Center in Farmington, offers dozens of bird-spotting options. From May 15... more

Station makes way for Hostlers Model Railroad Festival

Thursday, February 28, 2013 OGDEN — The Hostlers Model Railroad Festival pulls into Ogden’s Union Station on Friday, March 1, for a weekend of fun.The annual festival features displays of model railroads, in scales from N to G... more

Home & Garden Show holds promise of spring

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 OGDEN — The harsh winter weather has been hard on homes and gardens, but there will be plenty of ideas for bringing them back to life at the Standard-Examiner’s Spring Home & Garden Show.The Home... more

Ancient Chinese dance features lion head

Sunday, February 24, 2013 OGDEN — A traditional lion head dance will be presented at the Weber County Library on Monday, Feb. 25.Sil Lum Kung Fu Kwoon, of Salt Lake City, will perform the ancient Chinese dance that features... more

Ogden Nature center hosts Ogden Seed Exchange

Friday, February 22, 2013 OGDEN — Spring is just around the corner, so the time to get ready for planting is now.The 2013 Ogden Seed Exchange is Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St. The event starts... more

Guided tours offered at Fielding Garr Ranch this weekend

Thursday, February 21, 2013 ANTELOPE ISLAND — Enjoy a snowy Saturday with two upcoming activities at Antelope Island State Park.“Wildlife Mysteries,” another in the series of “ROCKIN’ ” Antelope Island events, begins at 11 a.m... more